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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:50 AM CDT on May 23, 2015

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 25, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch now in effect from this evening through
Monday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of southeast Kansas and Missouri... including the
following areas... in southeast Kansas... Bourbon... Cherokee
and Crawford. In Missouri... Barton... Benton... Cedar... Dade...
Hickory... Morgan... Polk... St. Clair and Vernon.

* From this evening through Monday morning

* multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms will impact
southeastern Kansas and southwestern Missouri this weekend.
Moderate to occasionally heavy rain will develop tonight over
southeast Kansas and far western Missouri tonight with a slow
eastward spread toward the Highway 65 corridor on Sunday.
Heaviest rainfall will generally fall along and west of
Interstate 49 Sunday night. Most of the rain will have ended by
Monday morning to the north of Interstate 44 by Monday morning
with some lingering rain possible to the south of the Interstate
on Memorial Day. Total rainfall amounts of one and a half to
near three inches are expected by Memorial Day.

* This excessive rainfall may result in flash flooding of small
streams and low water crossings as well as significant rises
and flooding of some main Stem rivers.

River basins potentially impacted by heavy rainfall and flooding
include the Osage... Little Osage... Marmaton and Spring River
basins.

Those with outdoor recreational plans over southeast Kansas into
western Missouri this Memorial Day weekend including camping and
floating along area rivers and streams should be alert for rising
water levels.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Record Report

Statement as of 1:48 AM CDT on May 23, 2015


... Record low temperature set at Joplin and Vichy/Rolla MO ...

A record low temperature of 44 degrees was set at Joplin MO
yesterday. This ties the old record of 44 set in 2001.

A record low temperature of 42 degrees was set at Vichy-Rolla MO
yesterday. This ties the old record of 42 set in 2012.


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Frost Advisory , Special Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Kansas - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Maine - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Maryland - Frost Advisory
Massachusetts - Winter Weather Statement , Freeze Warning , Special Statement
Michigan - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Minnesota - Flood Warning
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory
Nevada - Record Report
New Hampshire - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Fire Weather Warning
New Jersey - Special Statement
New Mexico - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
New York - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Special Statement
Ohio - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Oregon - Record Report
Pennsylvania - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Rhode Island - Special Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Weather Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Vermont - Freeze Warning , Frost Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Record Report
West Virginia - Frost Advisory
Wisconsin - Frost Advisory
Wyoming - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement